In The Kitchen

Bolder, Healthier and Easier Meals

One of the challenges of cooking at home is creating bold and unique flavors with healthy, organic and wholesome ingredients without spending hours in the kitchen. With the right tools, you don’t have to go to extremes or make drastic changes to eat healthy. Try these tips to prepare tasty, healthy meals in less time:…

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Fair Deal Grocery ”The Spot 47” Continues Powell Family Business Legacy

By Barney Blakeney November 17, Fair Deal Grocery ”The Spot 47” held its grand opening ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the incorporation of its new commercial kitchen. The recently renovated neighborhood grocery store/internet café now will be serving hot meals at the homespun community gathering spot. Established in December 1953, Fair Deal Grocery has been the…

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Project Street Outreach Serves 4th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner On Reynolds Avenue

By Barney Blakeney Project Street Outreach November 18 will host its fourth annual Pre-Thanksgiving event at 2025 Reynolds Ave. in North Charleston. Executive Director J. Denise Cromwell anticipates another successful event that offers a full course Thanksgiving dinner and an array of resources to active duty service personnel and their families, veterans, the homeless community…

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Geechie Grub – Soul Food at its Finest

By Patrice Smith Charleston is famous for its many soul food restaurants. Several Lowcountry establishments have even gained notoriety after being featured on nationwide cooking and travel shows. Now there’s another restaurant to add to the list. It’s called Geechie Grub, a 30 seat eatery on Dorchester Road in North Charleston where the chef is…

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New Cookbook Reveals Family Secret Recipes

Written by native South Carolinian Darren Campbell, ‘Charleston’s Gullah Recipes’ is now available for $11.99 online at gullahrecipes.com, and sold on Amazon.com and Barnes and Noble. It features 50 favorite family recipes, some of which are identical to what Darren grew up eating in his grandmother’s kitchen. These recipes will emphasize Charleston’s fresh seafood such…

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